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Innovative Housing Ideas

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Green Energy Power To Improve Our Planet. Making a choice to go eco friendly by converting to solar powered energy is definitely a good one. Solar energy is now being seen as a solution to the worlds electricity needs. New Energy, Save Energy, Energy News, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Alternative Energie, Design Innovation, Water Turbine

Portland installs turbines in their city water pipes, powers city by flushing toilets

Hydoelectric turbines have been installed in one of the main water pipelines in Portland, Oregon, utilizing the water pressure to produce el...

The Upside Down House in Szymbark, Poland, was created by Daniel Czapiewski to reflect the uncertainties of the post-communist era. Visitors enter the furnished interior through a rooftop window and tour the house by walking on its ceilings. Unusual Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Architecture Design, Amazing Architecture, Classical Architecture, Houses In Poland, Upside Down House, Crazy Home, Natural Swimming Pools

It's Friday! Let's have some fun. Here's an upside-down house in Poland, "perfect for sailors, ship captains, and other people with strong stomachs and a solid set of sea legs."

Lots of dream backyard Inspiration for your own little slice of heaven! From outdoor cinemas to water slides these dream backyards are seriously cool! Beautiful Homes, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Dream, Dream Pools, Water Slides, Architecture, My Dream Home, Future House, Places To Go

Just for fun on Friday.... a crazy wonderful home and backyard! I mean, why walk all the way to the pool if you don't have to?

Modern Vintage: Secret passages for your home! I think a magical house has at least one or two secret passages or hidden rooms. Hidden Spaces, Hidden Rooms, Secret Rooms In Houses, Hidden Passageways, Home Engineering, Interior Paint Colors For Living Room, Bookcase Door, Bookshelves, Home Security Tips

Look what these homes are hiding

Whether they are for storage, work, security or just plain fun -- home owners are adding secret rooms to their construction plans.

The Nautilus House. The Nautilus house located near Mexico City is a unique shell shaped house designed by Mexican architect Javier Senosiain! Architecture Organique, Architecture Unique, House Architecture, Architecture Interiors, Classical Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Famous Architecture, Architecture Images, Concept Architecture

Just for fun on a Friday, a look at one of the world's most unusual homes. An amazing shell-shaped house inspired by the work of Gaudí and Frank Lloyd Wright, the house is dominated by smooth surfaces, spiral stairs and natural plantings that makes it feel like you’re living inside a snail.

Facade of the "Porcelain House", built by Chinese collector Zhang Lianzhi, on November 2008 in the Heping district of Tianjin, China. Antique China Dishes, Crazy Home, China World, French Style Homes, Chinese Architecture, Unique Architecture, Unique Buildings, Tianjin, House Built

More in our continuing "crazy house" series--Here's the Porcelain House. Located in China, it made up of over 400 million porcelain fragments, 5,000 ancient vases, 4,000 antique china dishes and bowls, over 20 tons of crystalline rocks and agate, and 400 white marble stone carvings. Valued at over $65 million.

Costa Rica is the location of this jet airplane house . Unusual Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Airplane House, Crazy Home, Costa Rica, Unique Architecture, Classical Architecture, Casa Real, Unusual Homes

Just for fun this weekend, the next edition of our Crazy House series... I bring you Plane House!

A five storey modular home clings to the side of a cliff in this conceptual design by Modscape. Entitled the Cliff House, the modular design is a theoretical… Portland, Fran Silvestre, Cliff Edge, Face Home, Cliff House, Living On The Edge, Building Companies, House Inside, First Time Home Buyers

Just for fun on a Friday--the ultimate cliff house! Would you live in this? Or... would you be willing to stop by for a cocktail?

red door with black molding Red Door House, Interior Paint Colors For Living Room, Open Door Policy, Black Molding, Windows And Doors, Red Doors, Front Door Colors, Painted Doors, Home Decor Inspiration

Found on a "fun real estate facts" page: "In Scotland, homeowners paint their front door red when they pay off their mortgage."

The stone house in Portugal! Located in Nas montanhas de Fafe, Portugal. What better way to use nature in your architecture plans? Boulder House, Giant Boulder, Boulder Rock, Unusual Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Amazing Houses, Modern Buildings, Famous Buildings

Just for fun on a Friday, an actual stone house! This amazing Flintstone's-like house is located in Nas Montanhas de Fafe in Portugal. Would you live in digs like this?

The Alameda "Spite House" at Broadway and Crist St. in Alameda, CA The house is 20 ft. and 10 ft. Crazy Houses, We Buy Houses, Tiny Houses, Weird Houses, Unusual Houses, Amazing Houses, Spite House, Alameda California, Atlanta Homes

Just for fun on a Friday--let's look at Alameda's "Spite House." This house was built by Charles Froling when the city took a large percentage of his land away to build a street. To spite the city and an unsympathetic neighbor, Froling built a narrow house butting right up against the street and another residence, taking up the entirety of the 10-foot-wide, 54-foot-long plot of land!

Just for fun on Friday, another crazy house idea. This is the One-Log House in Garberville, Calif. Isn't it cozy on the inside? Log Homes, Oversized Mirror, Innovation, Friday, Cozy, Fun, House, Furniture, Ideas

Just for fun on Friday, another crazy house idea. This is the One-Log House in Garberville, Calif. Isn't it cozy on the inside?